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August 21, 2023
Follow the below step-by-step guide to learn how to delete Google data. Although Google collects a lot of information about you through products like Google Search and Google Maps, it also gives you the option to delete it, and you can do so manually or automatically.  After you delete your Googl…
August 14, 2023
Follow the below instructions to learn how to clear your Google search history.  Our step-by-step guide walks you through how to delete your browsing history via your Google Account plus locally on your device. We also show you how to turn on auto-delete for Google search history.  Once you’…
April 11, 2023
Everyone had a MySpace account a decade or so ago, and many users never deleted their old accounts when they left.  But if your account was set to “public,” your information (pictures, connections, etc.) is still findable.  With criminals using data from social media networks and other onlin…
April 11, 2023
If you’ve ever given your phone number to Facebook, anyone can find your profile by running a Facebook search on that number. And we mean anyone with a Facebook account—not just your friends.  Security researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to exploit Facebook by connecting hundre…
April 11, 2023
You need to change your Facebook privacy settings. The reason why is simple. From injecting users’ purchases on third-party sites into the News Feed to the Cambridge Analytica incident and its facial recognition system, Facebook has had its fair share of privacy scandals.  However, even thou…
January 13, 2023
In late 2022, financial services company Discover introduced “Online Privacy Protection,” a new tool that removes Discover customers’ personal data from 10 select people search websites.  People search sites, also known as people finder sites and data brokers, are public-facing websites that coll…
October 3, 2022
For Cyber Security Awareness Month we’re offering some great tips on how to reboot your privacy online. Online Purchases Read More: Does Amazon Sell Your Personal Information? Email Safety More Tips to Keeping your Privacy Online: How to Avoid Phishing Scams Password Safety Social Media Mor…
June 27, 2022
You need to know how to remove your phone number from the internet. One of the reasons why is telemarketers. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, the documentary filmmaker Sam Lipman-Stern states that the telemarketing industry is “bigger and crazier and less regulated than ever.” Unfortu…
May 23, 2022
Google’s new search removal policy makes it possible to remove more of your information from their search results. The April 2022 change of their search removal policy is a rare bit of good news for privacy advocates. Before this change, you could only ask Google to remove a very limited se…
May 3, 2022
We are very excited and proud to announce the brand new DeleteMe dashboard and user experience complete with some awesome new features that we’ve been working on for quite some time! Over the past few months, we’ve been redesigning the overall user experience of DeleteMe, and it’s now been releas…

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